19/04/2012

JBC hosts free legal advice for Olim

There’s a Workshop coming up on Sunday 29 April which will greatly interest anyone who is setting up or expanding a business — or who has been hired by such an enterprise. It’s called Employee Rights & Employer Obligations In Jerusalem. The programme runs from 10am sharp till 11.30am and […]
11/01/2012

Coastal “Silicon Wadi” includes Jerusalem

No-one but a few dedicated fans would predict that Jerusalem would get a mention in an article that describes the world’s most creative cities — but the capital’s boisterous big/little brother Tel-Aviv makes it.  The JBC Blog is delighted to say that, for the purposes of this feature, Tel-Aviv extends […]
02/01/2012

“How Jerusalem can help your business”: Moty Hazan to speak

The Jerusalem Business Networking Forum is hosting Jerusalem Development Authority (JDA) CEO Moty Hazan on Wednesday 18 January, when he will be speaking on the topic “How the City of Jerusalem can help your Business”. The event begins at 6pm. The JDA is a statutory authority established and operating as […]
04/09/2011

The cost of living: how expensive is Jerusalem?

This weekend has seen unprecedented demonstrations in Israel against the high cost of living, drawing a reaction from the government that this is a problem which it must speedily address.  But, from the point of view of the foreign businessman working in Israel’s capital, just how expensive is it? The […]
24/08/2011

Light railway runs — but are market forces on track too?

The keenly-awaited launch of the Jerusalem light railway’s urban transport service last Friday passed with only a few minor delays, as an estimated 40,000 passengers piled in to the 14 trains in service and enjoyed the novelty of free trips (the NIS 6.40 fare, which gives unlimited travel for 90 […]
19/08/2011

Arts and crafts fair mixes pleasure with business opportunities

This week marked the opening of Jerusalem’s annual International Arts and Crafts Fair (here), which runs until Saturday 27 August.  This event, now in its 36th year, will showcase the creative output of over 130 craftsmen and artists from 35 countries. The venue is the Khutzot Hayotzer Arts and Crafts […]